200 Hours Ashtanga Teacher Training course
Ashtanga Yoga is one of the most popular Yoga forms in the world and its emphasis on the transitions helps the students immerse themselves in their practise. Students around the world are looking for Ashtanga Yoga teachers and with a Yoga Alliance certified Ashtanga Yoga Teachers Training Course one can easily start a career as a Yoga teacher.
At IYMS, we not only give you the best training to become a great teacher, but we also help you become the best over time by helping you understand the power of self learning and self improvement. The 200 Hours Ashtanga TTC course is a life changing experience with equal emphasis on
- Ashtanga Yoga
- Hatha Yoga
- Alignment & Adjustments
- Yoga Physiology
- Yoga Anatomy
At IYMS, we not only give you training and a Yoga Alliance certificate, but we also help you understand the importance of Yoga & the science behind it to help you impart the belief in your students to motivate them for self practise. Self practise is the biggest advantage of Yoga over all other exercise forms.
Key Aspects of yoga ttc
At IYMS, we give equal emphasis, on all aspects of Yoga, the science behind the Yoga. Understanding the science gives the Yogi confidence, as he has deep understanding of the inner physiological, muscular and mental impact of each and every transition of Yogic mudras.
Here are the key learning aspects during the TTC course at IYMS.
Unless you understand the human body, you will never be able to understand the science behind every pose of Yoga. The anatomy class emphasises on every posture and the impact of the posture on the human body. It gives the Yogis a new perspective into Yoga.
2 Yoga Philosophy
Yoga is not just a physical exercise, it is an exercise of both mind and body. The philosophy class motivates your mind to be inquisitive and dive deeper into the vast ocean of vedic learnings and Yoga.
3 Perfecting the Asanas
Anyone can do Yoga by watching a youtube video, then what is the need of Gurus? The asanas can be performed, but they need to be mastered and perfected and unless you are in company of someone who has mastered it, you will never come to know your flaws. The teachers align you everyday and by the end of the course, you are not only perfectly aligned but you also understand the importance of alignment.
4 Learn To Teach
Taking a class is the easy part, there are certain aspects of class that a student never even thinks of. Planning a class, picking up the weak students and make sure they don’t hurt themselves, sounding confident during the class, commanding the class during the sessions, we help you understand and overcome each of these hurdles before taking a class.
5 Yogi’s Discipline
Avdhoot Ashram is the perfect place to learn discipline. The ashram not only helps you learn discipline, but it also helps you live to the fullest of your potential. Rising on time, taking balanced diets, taking proper rest, they all add up to make a Yogi. At our ashram, we help you to gradually understand the Yogic style of life.
Meditation is for the inner self, you might learn to teach Yoga for your students, but it is very important for you to learn Yoga yourself, meditate for the inner peace and rise above the day to day challenges to become a role model for your students.
Who should take this course?
The teachers training course is designed for Yoga aspirants who want to learn the science behind Yoga to either improve their practices or start their own Yoga studio. A lot of students have visited our school and took TTC program to learn Yoga for themselves. Doctors, engineers and professionals have attended the course to learn Yoga.
The program gives you a better understanding of spiritual plane, improve Yoga practise, and enhance their own Yogic life. It is a fun filled 28 day journey of transformation.
Why IYMS teacher training is unique?
IYMS is founded under the aegis of Avdhoot Ashram, an ashram with 50 years of heritage and and have trained so far more than 2500+ professionals from 35+ nationalities. At IYMS, we offer great facilities to ensure your undivided attention of learning.
- Internationally acclaimed certifications (RYS, Yoga Alliance)
- Expert trainers and small batch sizes
- Training centre located in Rishikesh, India amidst in mountains and bank of river Ganges
- Dedicated tour manager, with free pick-drop facility available from New Delhi Airport, India
- Support to start in your own-yoga centre by photoshoot and online marketing.
Learn From The Best Teachers
At IYMS, we have graduate and post graduate teachers in Yogic sciences who are registered teachers with Yoga Alliance. These teachers are masters in their domains and are acclaimed teachers with experience and proven teaching methodology.
Teaching Yoga is one thing, but making sure you understand how to teach Yoga is a completely different aspects. A good teacher might not be a good teacher trainer. Our Yoga teachers are masters of teacher training and will help you groom as a Yoga Teacher.
Why Rishikesh is the best place for TTC?
Rishikesh is the Yoga Capital of the world, located at the foothills of Himalayas and on the banks of holy river Ganga. The town has its own spirit and is one of the safest places in India. Backpackers from around the world are found strolling on the streets at every time of the day.
For convenience of students, IYMS, gives you free pick and drop facility to and from New Delhi and Dehradun airports. Ensuring, your safety throughout the journey.
Batches Dates & Fees
|Course Date||Total Course Fee (USD)||Booking Fee (USD)||Paid on Arrival (USD)||Enrolment|
|15 Feb’18 – 12 Mar’18||1200||300||900|
|15 Mar’18 – 12 Apr’18||1200||300||900|
|15 Apr’18 – 12 May’18||1200||300||900|
|15 May’18 – 12 Jun’18||1200||300||900|
|15 Jun’18 – 12 Jul’18||1200||300||900|
|15 Jul’18 – 12 Aug’18||1200||300||900|
|15 Aug’18 – 12 Sep’18||1200||300||900|
|15 Sep’18 – 12 Oct’18||1200||300||900|
|15 Oct’18 – 12 Nov’18||1200||300||900|
FREE STUDY MATERIAL
We provide you with all your study needs. Yoga mat, Netri pot, a kit bag, books, notebooks, pen and pencils etc. are all there for you. You do not need to bring anything to attend the classes.
FREE PORTFOLIO DESIGN
The students take their photographs and we arrange a few photoshoots to ensure that we provide a portfolio at the end of the program. It helps you in applying for job as a Yoga teacher.
There are helpline phone/whatsapp numbers given to students before they leave for India for both Delhi and Dehradun Airports and we to ensure we are there to assist you when you land in India and do not have mobile connectivity.
FREE YOGA KIT
The students do not need to bring in anything for the class when they are travelling from abroad. We provide the complete Yoga kit, study materials, notebooks, and stationery as well.
FREE SIGHT SEEING
There are three all expenses paid trips every month from the ashram where we arrange for the students to enjoy a few nearby sites like waterfalls, caves, temples on top of mountains etc.
Ashram provides free Yoga T-Shirts in summers and hoods in winters to students which they need to wear while coming to the class. In case a student wants an additional T-Shirt or Hood, they can take it from the ashram at a price of INR 300 for T-Shirt and INR 600 for the hood.
- Understanding of Asanas & Practice
- Understanding the specific angles and alignments of asanas
- Understanding Sanskrit names of Asanas and Positions
- Principles of Anatomy, physiology and Yogic Science
- Principles of Philosophy, meditation and Spiritual side of Yoga
- Art of being a Yoga teacher, class planning, student psychology
- Confidence building through teaching practice & student alignment sessions
- Props and how to help your students start their practice with support & care
- Yoga, beyond a physical exercise, understanding and leading the life of a Yogi
We use traditional Yogic methods and discourage all apbhrans(Modified forms) of Yoga. The students must understand that the derived forms do not have a vedic(Ancient) scientific origin. They are great exercise forms but Yoga is beyond the physical self.
In Case of Emergency : The applicant needs to inform us within 24 hours of the emergency. Once informed the ashram may or may not allow a change of batch for the student. In emergency cases, the booking can only be shifted to another month and cannot be transferred to another person.
No Show : If the student does not informs us about their change of plans and does not arrives for the program, the booking fee will be used to cover the losses made in making the initial arrangements for the student and no refund or date change will be allowed in such cases.
I did my yoga teacher training here. The quality/price ratio was very good, especially since I have heard much worse things about other places. The teachers were great, the food was awesome and the atmosphere was nice at the ashram. Of course, there were times/days when all those things weren’t as good but there are always up and downs, that’s part of life.
I had successfully completed the 200 Yoga Teacher Training gaining my teaching certificate. I had truly an incredible – life changing month at the Avdhoot Ashram and have learned a huge amount in such a short period of time. I had also grown as a person both physically and mentally. I am very confident in my asanas and get into poses deeper than ever, and my mind seems sharper and more focused. I am ever so grateful to my incredible teachers Vikas, Siddhant, Vicky and Vipul, and of course to YMYS for all that I had learned. Namaste.
IYMS is a great place with supportive people. From airport pickup to every Yoga class you feel the personal touch in everything. The food, the people, everything is just wonderful. If you are planning to send someone to India for Yoga, it’s the best place. The ashram is located in the city and you can easily go to any place you want as there are a lot of tuk tuk that can take you anywhere.
Lovely, knowledgeable yogis at IYMS who put you and yoga above all else as priorities in teacher training. In-depth studies available here at an unbeatable price. Rishikesh is considered the World Capital of Yoga…unbelievable cultural and natural sites to explore including the nearby sacred Mother Ganges River as well as waterfalls, meditation caves and more. Totally heartwarming experience. Please say hello and namaste to IYMS’ Yogi Vivek when you visit…one of the best laughs and senses of humor that you might ever encounter on this planet we call home.